CHARTER
CITY OF
CLYDE, OHIO
   EDITOR’S NOTE: The Clyde Charter was approved by voters on May 7, 1957.  Dates appearing in parentheses following section headings indicate those sections were subsequently amended, added or repealed on the date given.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
   PREAMBLE
   ARTICLE 1      BOUNDARIES
      Sec. 1-1   Name and Boundaries.
      Sec. 1-2   Form of Government.
   ARTICLE II      POWERS
      Sec. 2-1   Powers.
   ARTICLE III      COUNCIL
      Sec. 3-1   Powers Vested in Council. (11-6-07)
      Sec. 3-2   Members and Terms. (11-7-89)
      Sec. 3-3   Qualifications.
      Sec. 3-4   Removal and Vacancies.
      Sec. 3-5   Meetings. (11-7-89)
      Sec. 3-6   Annual Audit.
      Sec. 3-7   Election of Mayor and Vice-Mayor (11-8-77)
      Sec. 3-8   Duties of the Mayor. (11-7-89)
      Sec. 3-9   Salaries.
      Sec. 3-10   Procedures.
      Sec. 3-11   Quorum.
      Sec. 3-12   Personal Interest.
   ARTICLE IV      LEGISLATION
      Sec. 4-1   Ordinances and Resolutions.
      Sec. 4-2   Majority Required.
      Sec. 4-3   Legislative Procedure on First Reading. (11-4-97)
      Sec. 4-4   Second Reading and Final Passage.
      Sec. 4-5   Rule Suspension.
      Sec. 4-6   Emergency Measures.
      Sec. 4-7   Effective Date. (11-3-87)
      Sec. 4-8   Publication of Ordinances.
      Sec. 4-9   Submission of Ordinance to Electors.
   ARTICLE V      THE MANAGER
      Sec. 5-1   Appointment.  (11-7-72)
      Sec. 5-2   Powers and Duties.
      Sec. 5-3   Interference by Council.
      Sec. 5-4   Resignation.  (11-7-72)
      Sec. 5-5   Absence or Disability of the Manager.
      Sec. 5-6   Removal of Manager.  (11-7-72)
   ARTICLE VI      ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
      Sec. 6-1   Departments. (11-7-72)
      Sec. 6-2   Creation of New Departments.
      Sec. 6-3   Finance Department. (11-3-87)
      Sec. 6-4   Duties of Finance Director.
      Sec. 6-5   Department of Service and Safety.
      Sec. 6-6   Clerk.
      Sec. 6-7   Solicitor.
      Sec. 6-8   Duties.  (11-3-92)
   ARTICLE VII      COMMISSIONS AND BOARDS
      Sec. 7-1   Planning Commission.
      Sec. 7-2   Powers and Duties.
      Sec. 7-3   Appeals from Planning Commission to Council.
      Sec. 7-4   Board of Zoning Appeals.
      Sec. 7-5   Appeals from Board of Zoning Appeals to Council.
      Sec. 7-6   Civil Service Commission.
      Sec. 7-7   Duties. (11-2-71)
      Sec. 7-8   Conflicts with State Statutes.  (11-2-71)
      Sec. 7-9   Recreation Board. (11-2-71)
      Sec. 7-10   Appropriation of Funds. (11-2-71)
      Sec. 7-11   Removal of Members of Commissions and Boards. (11-2-71)
      Sec. 7-12   Terms of Office.  (5-3-05)
      Sec. 7-13   City Employees Prohibited. (11-5-02)
   ARTICLE VIII   INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL
      Sec. 8-1   Initiative.
      Sec. 8-2   Referendum.
      Sec. 8-3   Recall. (11-8-77)
   ARTICLE IX      FINANCE
      Sec. 9-1   General Provisions.
      Sec. 9-2   Annual Estimate.
      Sec. 9-3   Debt and Tax Limitation. (11-3-87)
      Sec. 9-4   Control of Expenditures.
      Sec. 9-5   Investment Board. (11-7-72)
   ARTICLE X      GENERAL PROVISIONS
      Sec. 10-1   Ordinances and Resolutions in Effect.
      Sec. 10-2   Precedence.
      Sec. 10-3   Amendment to Charter.
      Sec. 10-4   Charter Review Commission. (11-3-92)
      Sec. 10-5   Effective Date.
      Sec. 11-1   Replacement of References to Fractions. (11-5-02)